parota

Until this year I'd never heard of Parota, and now I'm working on my fourth piece made from this crazy Mexican wood. I say crazy because it looks like a hardwood, cuts like softwood, but the way it's put together is more like a palm tree. The fibers swirl around and change direction constantly. ...

live edge dining table

Something a little different this week: a live-edge slab that I'm transforming into an elegant dining table. The wood itself is gorgeous, but on its way to me it's had some rough treatment. The top is four inches of solid Parota, and the legs are five inch hunks of heart wood from the same ...

farm table

I loooove me a farmhouse table, and I've been working on this one since the start of the year. I had to scour lumber yards all over the city for the perfect White Oak, and I got a little carried away with the joinery, so it's been slow going, but in the end it'll be great so ...

parota vanity

Parota Slab - if it was a chocolate bar I'd have eaten it already ... Sometimes - if it's interesting enough, I'll help with something that I haven't made myself. This beautiful piece of Parota came up from Mexico, destined to be the vanity in a truly spectacular bathroom. Five feet long and ...